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Evaluation of DNA based methods for fruit juice authenticity using labon-a-chip capillary electrophoresis endpoint detection
Project Code: Q01114
Leatherhead Food International
Knight, A ; Scott, M
The Agency has funded a number of recent projects focusing on transfer of DNA methods to a capillary electrophoresis “lab on a chip” platform. This is a simple, robust format for accurate sizing and quantification of DNA fragments and thus is suited for routine use by Public Analyst laboratories.
There can be significant economic gain by illegally adulterating fruit juices with cheaper alternative juices. A method to detect fruit juice adulteration on the basis of identifying the species of fruit is required to establish where fraudulent substitution has occurred and protect the consumer from these practices.
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